Friday, August 09, 2013


THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: New review paper finds increased CO2 will enhance growth of grassland plants, even if warming resumes
A new review paper from SPPI and CO2 Science finds "that as the air's CO2 content rises, grassland plants will likely exhibit enhanced rates of photosynthesis and biomass production that will not be diminished by any global warming that might occur concurrently.
Claim: Denying climate change is bad for your electoral health |
Not so far. Ask President Al Gore or Speaker John Boehner.
THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: Paper finds lifetime of CO2 in atmosphere is only 5.4 years
A paper presented at the SEVENTEENTH SYMPOSIUM ON THERMOPHYSICAL PROPERTIES finds that the lifetime and residence time of man-made CO2 in the atmosphere are only about 5.4 years, far less than assumed by the IPCC. The paper corroborates prior work by Salby, Humlum et al, Frölicher et al, Cho et al, Calder et al, Francey etl, Ahlbeck, Pettersson, Segalstad, and others which has demonstrated that man-made CO2 is not the primary driver of atmospheric CO2.
August, 1911 England Heatwave Killed Hundreds Of Babies | Real Science
Temperatures in England this August weekend, are forecast to get almost up to room temperature.
Razzie Winner? | Real Science
A couple of months ago, Obama waited for a couple of forecast hot days in DC, and then hurriedly called an outdoor press conference for 2 PM the next day to announce that global warming was making him sweat.
While I fully appreciate his third-rate over-acting effort and blatantly childish political theatre, I am not completely convinced by his flat earth science.

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